Definitions for trioˈtri oʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tri•oˈtri oʊ(n.)(pl.)tri•os.

  1. any group of three persons or things.

  2. a musical composition for three voices or instruments.

    Category: Music and Dance

  3. a company of three singers or players.

    Category: Music and Dance

  4. the middle section of a minuet, scherzo, or march.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of trio:

1715–25; < It, =tri-tri - +(du)otwo

Princeton's WordNet

  1. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

  2. trio(noun)

    a musical composition for three performers

  3. trio(noun)

    three performers or singers who perform together

  4. trio, triad, triplet, triple(noun)

    a set of three similar things considered as a unit

  5. trio, threesome, triad, trinity(noun)

    three people considered as a unit

Wiktionary

  1. trio(Noun)

    A group of three people or things, especially musicians.

  2. trio(Noun)

    A piece of music written for three musicians.

  3. trio(Noun)

    A passage in the middle of a minuet, frequently in a different key.

  4. trio(Noun)

    Any cocktail made with a spirit, a liqueur, and a creamy ingredient.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trio(noun)

    three, considered collectively; three in company or acting together; a set of three; three united

  2. Trio(noun)

    a composition for three parts or three instruments

  3. Trio(noun)

    the secondary, or episodical, movement of a minuet or scherzo, as in a sonata or symphony, or of a march, or of various dance forms; -- not limited to three parts or instruments

Freebase

  1. Trio

    In music, a trio is a method of instrumentation or vocalization by three different sounds or voices to make a melodious music or song.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

trio(noun)

a group of three (people or things).

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